Expect Quotes

We find what we expect to find, and we receive what we ask for.

Elbert Hubbard

We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.

Ralph Marston

He that openly tells, his friends all that he thinks of them, must expect that they will secretly tell his enemies much that they do not think of him.

Charles Caleb Colton

It is arrogance to expect that life will always be music.... Harmony, like a following breeze at sea, is the exception. In a world where most things wind up broken or lost, our lot is to tack and tune.

Harvey Oxenhorn

An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.

Jackie Kennedy

Those who play with cats must expect to be scratched.


Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.

Thomas Paine

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.

Margaret Mitchell

He who plants thorns must never expect to gather roses

Arabian Proverb

No one will expect the British Government or the Government of India to give way to threats of violence, disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned us that we must not do so.

Stafford Cripps

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.

Zig Ziglar

Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others.


The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.

William Jennings Bryan

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.

Ann Landers

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